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The UGA Wind Symphony performs with guest conductor Jorge Lhez on an entirely South American inspired program on Wednesday, March 28, 8 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall.

Recognized as one of the most complete and versatile Argentine orchestral and choral conductors, Jorge Lhez is the former music director of the Symphony Orchestra of Salta, one of the best symphony orchestras in his native Argentina. Under his direction, the orchestra has quickly gained recognition and was ranked this year...

University of Georgia's British Brass Band will be performing Tuesday, March 27th at 8 pm in Hodgson Concert Hall. The band is under the direction of the William F. and Pamela P. Prokasy Professor in the Arts, Philip Smith. The concert is free and open to the public.

The British Brass Band is the newest brass ensemble at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music. It is made up of the standard brass band instrumentation seen throughout the world. Their repertoire encompasses a wide variety of styles, including the pieces chosen for the March 27th rogram, entitled "...

Robert Spano, musical director of the Atlanta Symphony Orchstra, will be visiting UGA on Friday, March 23rd for a day of events supported by the President's Venture Fund, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, and the Willson Center for Humanities and Arts. 

 

Robert Spano and the Atlanta Symphony will read and rehearse the compositions of the 6 winners of the UGA/ASO Composers Workshop Call-For-Scores. This event will take place in Hodgson Hall from 1:30pm-4:00 pm.
 

This event is free and open to the public!
 

There will be a Pre-...

Recording studios have evolved greatly over the past 50 years, to the point where today’s hobbyist has more tools and tracks than the greatest studios of the 1960’s or ’70’s, with far greater capabilities for fine-tuning a mix, editing, or even removing noises and correcting intonation problems. What hasn’t changed is the necessity for acoustically superior spaces when recording acoustic instruments, and the need to listen to the recording in an environment which is trustworthy and which translates well to other listening environments. Whether it’s a state-of-the-art...

The Thursday Scholarship Series welcomes the UGA Hodgson Singers to the stage on March 22nd. The concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Hodgson Concert Hall located in the Performing Arts Center next to the Hugh Hodgson School of Music (HHSOM).

 

The Hodgson Singers serve as the flagship choral ensemble of the HHSOM and are comprised of UGA’s most gifted and talented vocalists. Membership is contingent upon absolute excellence in musicianship, vocal artistry, and dedication.

 

The choir was recently featured by invitation at the American...

The keynote presentation for UGA's annual Music & Art Research Symposium is happening on Thursday, March 8th at 5:00 pm in Lamar Dodd School of Art, Room S150.

Abstract: 

The idea of Africa as a uniquely temporalizing and spatializing marker is one of modernity’s most productive machines. People have put its imaginings of Africa toward the creation of much music, dance, and film since at least the early part of the twentieth century. This talk focuses on a particularly precarious period of modernity, the 1940s and early 1950s. As a point of departure...

The UGA Symphony Orchestra (UGASO) performs its second concert of the season in Hodgson Concert Hall on Thursday, March 8 at 8 p.m.

 

Conducted by Mark Cedel, director of the UGASO, the orchestra will perform works by Gabriel Fauré, Ludwig Van Beethoven, and Béla Bartók.

 

Jean Gómez, an assistant conductor, will open the concert with Fauré’s Pelléas et Mélisande, Suite of incidental music to Maeterlinck’s tragedy, Op. 80....

Julio Alves, Professor of Guitar at Marshall University, will be giving a Masterclass at 1:30 in room 410 of the School of Music and will be in concert at 6:30 in Edge Hall today, Monday, Marh 5th.

Dr. Alves is an exciting and informative performer who will be playing music from Brazil as well as traditional classical guitar selections. His concert will feature pieces written specifically for him, as well as music inspired by popular Brazilian music.

For the concert at 6:30 pm in Edge Hall, Autry Farris, a graduating guitar student in music therapy, will...

The Faculty Artists Series continues its season with Brass Area Chair Josh Bynum on trombone and Anatoly Sheludyakov on piano. The concert takes place on Tuesday, March 6th at 8 p.m. in Ramsey Hall.

 

The concert features pre-dominantly American composers and has a great mix of styles that pay tribute to both the classical and jazz traditions of the trombone. Audiences can expect to hear everything from Moon River to a mashup of American blues and Arabic drones, and everything in between.

 

“My program has a balance of music originally...

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